Yearbook, Dec. 23: Chaminade shocks UVa

December, 23, 2012
Dec. 23, 1982: In November, a small Hawaii-based school named Chaminade -- which plays in Division II -- beat the Texas Longhorns 86-73 at the Maui Invitational.

It happened not quite 30 years after the Silverswords pulled off one of the most shocking upsets in college hoops history: a 77-72 victory over the top-ranked Virginia Cavaliers. Yes, the school of fewer than 1,000 students (and then of the NAIA) beat a squad that boasted 7-foot-4 future No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Ralph Sampson.

Key in the win was Tony Randolph, a 6-8 center who helped hold Sampson -- a former high school rival -- to 12 points while scoring 19 of his own.

Tony Randolph, Ralph Sampson and Chaminade's upset of VirginiaAP PhotoSampson versus Randolph
Ralph Sampson and Earnest Pettway during Virginia vs. Chaminade in 1982AP PhotoSampson versus Earnest Pettway
Tony RandolphAP Photo/Marco GarciaRandolph, in 2007.
Patrick Dorsey works for SportsNation. He has worked for the Web and newspapers, had a cup of craft service coffee in film school, and played in one Division III golf tournament (he shot 105).



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